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the ceo and they replaced him with steve bennett, a board member who has taken over as permanent ceo. he was the ceo in another company. the company grew from $1 billion in sales to $2.7 billion in sales. he also knows how to increase margins. in the first five years as intuit's ceo, the margins expanded. bennett is the ceo that symantec needs. he is saying all the right things. in the first day on the job, he said he conducted 90 to 120 day review of the business. he wants to come in there and figure out what needs to be changed, throw out what doesn't work. bennett's words were music to the market's ears. in response, they went up in a straight line. shot from $13 to $17 within two weeks. $19 after six weeks. i've been waiting. even better, within a week of taking the ceo job, bennett disclosed he made a big insider purchase. he bought 89,300 shares. talk about a morale booster. bennett wouldn't be spending $1.4 billion worth of stock if he didn't think the company was going to turn around. he would spend $100,000 but not $1.4. now ever since the old ceo got the ax, we've been waiting
. nbc's steve handlesman reports from denver. >> reporter: the pressure is intense. president obama took time out for a visit to hoover dam. >> it's spectacular and i've never soon it before. >> reporter: mitt romney grabbed a burrito bowl. doug hudson, andrew luntkin and chris conroy run bicycle companies in colorado. they took me out to red rocks. these guys will watch the debate, andrew hoping for a breakthrough by his candidate, mitt romney. >> i want him to talk about conservative values, especially economically, empowering small businesses. >> reporter: chris used to vote republican. not anymore. >> what really changed my mind recently is it seems to have gotten away from taking care of the little guy. >> reporter: doug is undecided. i'd like to see some details both from romney and obama mainly on tax policy. >> reporter: vice president biden charged team romney would hike middle class tax. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> reporter: the republicans jumped on that. buried by obama? >> vice president biden just toda
stopped by the new steve harvey show to talk about what she might give the president. >> i've gotten him ever golf thing that you can imagine. so i had to really dig deep on this one. >> can i tell you something? that's on the bucket list for me. >> what, golf? >> to play golf with your husband. >> oh. i could give that to him as a gift. >> first lady also helped steve harvey answer a question from the audience during his ask steve segment. you can watch it all on nbc 4 this afternoon at 2:00. nothing better than golf with steve harvey. just saying. that is news 4 today. thank you for starting your day with us. >> we'll be back in 25 minutes with any breaking news. back here tomorrow morning at 4:28. have a great day.
, if steve jobs were alive, would he fire tim cook? we'll explore that idea in our boss segment. and we'll go from ford to gm to chrysler with one of the best septembers in years. >>> and we'll take one more look at futures on this tuesday morning after that rally that did happen on the monday that got chopped in the street. '"squawk on the street" will be back in a minute. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 when i'm trading, i'm totally focused. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and the streetsmart edge trading platform from charles schwab... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 gives me tools that help me find opportunities more easily. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i can even access it from the cloud and trade on any computer. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and with schwab mobile, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i can focus on trading anyplace, anytime... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 until i choose to focus on something else. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 trade at charles schwab for $8.95 a trade. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 open an account and trade up to tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 6 months commission-free online equity trading tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 with a $50,000 depos
against the new york mets. steve harrigan live from miami marlins park. steve hit by his very first pitch. vertigo, double vision. did adam greenberg ever give up on the sport that he grew up on and loved? >> adam greenberg says since his boyhood, he had always dreamed of playing as a major league baseball player and says despite seven years of waiting and the hard injuries, he said he never gave up on that dream and the more you hear this young man talk, you realize he is someone with a remarkable attitude. >> i was at a low point a few times. but always realizing that there is light at the end and no matter what, you have two choices, you can stay down and just feel sorry for yourself or get up and keep going. >> greenberg behind signed a one-day contract for this game with the miami marlins. but he says at 31, he's still hoping to sign on full time with a team for next season, bill. >> bill: he's gotten some help with his comeback. what's happened there? >> a huge on-line drive by a film maker who says he's been inspired by greenberg hopes to get him another at bat. he said the inspira
. did you say first time ever? >> the first time ever they're 4-0. >> you mean not even under steve ba bartkowski? >> here's the thing. nobody's going to take them seriously until january. it's going to be so much pressure when the playoffs come around because they haven't delivered under matt ryan. and they could. they could run the table. >> just for the record, you say they haven't delivered in january under matt ryan. they haven't delivered in january since 1966. >> they went to the super bowl in 1998. >> dirty birds. >> and then got killed by the broncos, went out all night partying. >> in fairness. in fairness. >> no, we've had a very sad, sad playoff group, but they looked good. >> they looked very good. and character builder. they had the ball at their own 1. they drove down, got the winning field goal. >> is there a worse team in football than the dolphins? >> the browns. that's the thing. the raiders have gotten blown out a couple of times but they have a win over the steelers which no one can figure out. >> why can't the dolphins turn it around? it's been a rough, rough stre
by somebody in authority. steve works for a medical equipment company but on the side you tried to block about nutrition? >> you given vice and what happened? >> was told by the state i should stop giving nutritional advice. john: they even printed with the red lines. this is why because you give the advice and may not without a license. >> wide why have to tell people to be to meats and vegetables and tell all diabetics to reduce carbohydrates? john: so you contacted the institute for justice. paul sherman you are a lawyer? >> we litigate across the country one area is the first amendment. we were excited because this raises the most important and answer questions when happens when they regulate occupation complex with free-speech? john: more and more all the time. >> it would have cost him thousands of dollars and taken years of his life for dietitian license. 50 years ago on a 5% a the license from the government now it is 30% and continues to increase. john: you would have to get 900 hours of apprenticeships get the nutrition board said they would monitor. you stop to. because they could p
cook and was inspired by apple's late founder, steve jobs. >> what was the thing that you observed about steve jobs that makes a difference in your life as a corporate executive every day? >> i mean, he was just so focused right? for him the user experience was the main thing that mattered the only thing that mattered. and i think that there is a lot that every company can learn from that. >> last weekend, apple sold about 5 million of their new iphone 5s. did you buy one? >> tim sent one to me. >> you got a freebie? you didn't have to pay anything? are you an iphone 5 user? >> i think i handed my phone before this interview. but i use all of them. right? so i'm -- >> are you just not playing favorites here? >> if you think about it, iphone is a great platform. there are more people who use facebook on android. it's a diverse ecosystem and we build for all of the things. >> the place where facebook does its building is the former sun microsystems complex near san francisco bay. from high above you can see the word hack imprinted on the walk way and in the hacker company building yo
the president for their 20th wedding anniversary. she stopped by the new steve harvey talk show, she talked about their milestone anniversary which is actually today. the first lady also discussed how hard the president is to shop for. >> every golf thing that you can imagine. so i had to really dig deep on it. >> let me tell you something. that's on the bucket list for me. to play golf with your husband. >> oh. i could give that to him as a gift. >> don't mess with me, i really want this. >> first lady also helped harvey answer an audience question during his ask steve segment. you can watch her appearance today at 2:00. >>> you may want to give yourself some extra time to get to work this morning. a blanket of dense fog settled on much of the area early this morning. it's still heavy in some areas. here's a live look at the capitol which you can barely see. the fog is delaying the start of school for some in our viewing areas. kent county and queen ann public schools will be opening 90 minutes late because of the fog today. >> when you mix the fog with dark, you you can have some problems
at that. >> we have steve schmidt on yesterday. steve schmidt would call me during the 2008 campaign. and it used to drive him crazy, and the mccain campaign crazy, about how arrogant the obama team was. he was, like, they don't respect us at all. he'd go, why -- you know, they don't think we have anything. and that was the attitude that they set forth. and i've just got to believe also there was a huge level of overconfidence going into that romney debate. kind of like the dukakis team had in 1988, that they were the smartest people on the planet, and they looked down on the waters and the great unwashed, and i think maybe he was in shock that mitt romney came out and was effective as he was. >> or maybe they felt and maybe rightfully so, they didn't really need the debate as much as they thought they did. >> maybe they listened to donny. >> but i want to know, mark halperin, what you meant by mitt romney, who he was during the debate versus the mitt romney that the president might have been practicing against of the past few months or past few years. what are the differences? >> he
many brands it actually can get pretty confusing. abc's steve osunsami sorts it out. >> reporter: government officials trying to contain the salmonella outbreak doesn't look good. so far, 30 people sick, most of them children, across 19 states. for families searching through kitchen cabinets for potentially dangerous jars of nut butter, it is terribly confusing. first, what jars and brands are being recalled? well, it isn't your larger name brand like jif or skippy. all the brand are linked to sunland peanut corporation in new mexico they make peanut butter, sunland, trader joe's, harry and david and sprouts and the archer brand sold at target. >> all the illnesses investigated are related to peanut butter products from the plant. >> reporter: the company says to look on the side of the jar if the "best if used by" date is between may 1st and september 24, 2013. throw it away. what if your family has gone through half of the jar, what are the signs? >> high fever, stomach cramps, dysentery which can show up in one to three days. we spoke to families of children who got sick, they
obama campaign. and so, of course, i was. i was quickly connected with a guy named steve held brand who became the deputy campaign manager. he was assessing staff. i thought i was apply forking the job for national campaign manager. it's voter exact. i thought i got to put it on the table i'm perfect for the job. i said, steve never indicated back that i was being considered for national campaign directer. but i put it out there. i said, steve, here's the thing, we can take, you know, we can make it so that people can download literature, economize it, bring out to the neighborhoods or the club, we can also, you know, we tested this product back in 2004 that would make it possible that would a cell phone internet connection and computer you can turn your kitchen table in to a phone bank. you can turn your kitchen in to a staging area or min campaign headquarter. put it all on the line. i was like, i had the idea that was not probably new. i had the idea and the vendor i thought i crowld bring forward. i thought a d a great job. i heard later that david, the campaign manager said, asked
for state representative steve farley. >> i just want to emphasize it's fine for corporations to be involved in the process. corporations have the right to present their arguments, but they don't have the right to do it secretly. they don't have the right to lobby people and not register as lobbyists. they don't have the right to take people away on trips, convince them of it, send them back here, and then nobody has seen what's gone on and how that legislator had gotten that idea and where is it coming from. >> farley has introduced a bill to force legislators to disclose their alec ties, just as the law already requires them to do with any lobbyist. >> all i'm asking in the alec accountability act is to make sure that all of those expenses are reported as if they are lobbying expenses and all those gifts that legislators received are reported as if they're receiving gifts from lobbyists. so the public can find out and make up their own minds about who is influencing what. >> steve farley's bill has gone nowhere. alec, on the other hand, is still everywhere. still hiding in plain sight. wat
than he has ever been. abc's steve osunsami has this story. >> reporter: 8-year-old nate lebron says it fellike he was going to die because he ate out of a jar of peanut butter his father brought from a trader joe's grocery store. >> it felt very painful. the stomach cramps i was screaming loud. and i was saying "why does this happen to me?" >> reporter: one of 30 confirmed salmonella victims so far. families should know symptoms show up usually within three days. it was a terrible scare that started saturday, august 25th with classic symptoms parents should look for. first painful stomach cramps. then severe headache. a 103-degree fever. dysentery. by monday morning he was vomiting too, but he was now bleeding. doctors couldn't figure it out. wednesday he had to be hospitalized. his fever didn't break until friday. he was already home when the test results came back the following tuesday. salmonella, a unique strain linked to recalled peanut butter. how frightened were you by all this? >> it is our child, our baby, i don't think any parent would want to been that position. >> i thou
's extremely difficult if not impossible for anyone to win statewide -- >> guest: steve, i disagree with that analysis. abraham lincoln was a third party in 1860. in 1856, you had the democratic party and the wig -- and abraham lincoln wasn't on the ballot in a number of states, particularly in the south, yet he won the election. he didn't win a majority of the popular vote, he won the majority of the electoral vote and in 1832, i would submit that there were two parties there and it was henry clay and andrew jackson and jackson won the overwhelming popular vote. back in 1824, there was certainly several different parties running and then, of course, john quincy adams won that race and that was -- you had at least three, maybe four, parties then. host: but even -- >> guest guest the electoral votes. host: but even if you take it to more recent campaigns, 1968, the caller referring to george wallace did get 46 electoral votes but didn't get close to winning the presidency, ross perot, '92 and '96, getting nearly 20 percent of the vote in '92 but not one electoral vote. guest: he got
people, many of them kids, have gotten sick. abc's steve osunsami has more. >> reporter: what is especially frightening is that most of the people who have gotten sick from the so-called recalled peanut butter are children under the age of 10. >> i am concerned. i love peanut butter. >> you don't know what you are getting. it is very scary. >> reporter: this began with one brand of sea salt peanut butter at trader joe's, but the recall has cleared peanut butter aisles at kroger, whole foods, and target. investigators have traced the trouble to sunland incorporated, a peanut butter manufacturer in new mexico that sells products in grocery stores across the country. the list of recalled pea nut butter products is 101 items long and includes nut butters made with almonds, cashews, and sesame seeds. and it gets worse. companies like oregon ice cream, and fairy tale brownies which used the recalled nut butter to make cookies and baked goods they're now recalling their products too. >> people have been getting sick over the last month. and because there's often a two-week delay or s
on this one. you think of people like steve balmer, jim cramer. >> but there is science behind this. >> more testosterone. >> it's the testosterone that kills the hair. you're more aggressive. you're an aggressor. >> how do you keep your hair? >> if zucker was still -- i would be nicer, he has a full head of hair so i'm not afraid right now. if some guy who is unfortunately is bald happens to end up in a powerful position, it's not because of being bald, it's in spite of being bald. toupees look like crap. you can't buy a decent toupee. >> rarely bald anymore. maybe works in business, not in politics, i don't know. kong. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 after that, it's on to germany. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 then tonight, i'm trading 9500 miles away in japan. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 with the new global account from schwab, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i hunt down opportunities around the world tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 as if i'm right there. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and i'm in total control because i can trade tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 directly online in 12 markets in their local currencies. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i use their global
. they might sing a song together. >> steve: go to the after the show show. see you tomorrow. bill require want to start with a fox news alert. the obama team now reacting to a controversial video from 2007 that is just resurfaced. that's where we start. good morning. i'm bill hemmer. welcome to america's newsroom. >> i'm jamie colby and i'm in for martha. we saw that video repleased full by "the daily caller." the comment are being characterized by critics as racially charged. bill: here is the video when candidate obama talks about the stafford act. >> when 9/11 happened in new york city, they waived the stafford act, said this is too serious a problem. we can't expect new york city to rebuild on its own. forget that dollar you have got to put in. here is $10. that was the right thing to do. when hurricane andrew struck in florida, people said look at this devastation, we don't expect you to come up with your own money here. here the money to rebuild. we are not going to wait for to you scratch it together because you are part of the american family. what as happening down in new orleans? whe
in a new direction. steve is like in miami with this story. steve, is this really a legitimate election? >>reporter: it is very tough to tell based on polls inside venezuela. they do have a sophisticated voting system and the number of outside analysts say it will be a fair election. the question is, if one person does hold all the power as chavez does, he controls the media and the courts, he controls billions in oil money, can they have a fair democratic election? it is clear this will be a test for chavez, perhaps the first different in his 14 years of rule inside venezuela. he has had a number of things that have brought him down in the polls: high inflation, the highest murder rates, electric power outages. he is still enjoying strong support from the poor and he subsidizes housings and that gives him support. he has battled cancer the past year, but now he says he is cancer free. this time around he has a young, energetic opponent and he is 40 years old, a firm governor who has crisscrossed the country giving chavez the first fight in 14 years. in southern florida we have seen th
're playing at home. they have the crowd going crazy, a huge lead. then today jim furyk disappears, steve stricter disappears late. god knows what he was doing here. this was not good. >> it was fascinating because we were talking about it in the newsroom earlier. people sort of kind of clenched up when they said it's going to come down to tooger, can he do it? that never would have been the case. >> tiger was hitting well today. if it would have come down to tiger, i have a feeling he would have done okay. to be fair, ian poulter played out of his mind birdiesing the last five holes. that set up for the miracle from their standpoint, the choke from our standpoint. >> what we're showing is the winning putt. it started yet. you can see it. the front page of every single paper because they were so excited. he knows it. >> in the old days, the europeans wanted this thing more than we did. now we really, really want it and that's why we really, really choked. >> let's switch gears a little bit and get over the heartbreak and go to a different topic. so baseball great chipper jones retiring af
, luckily. ouch. i'm not sure you would have gone in that direction. steve, can you bring back the picture for me? really? this paul ryan picture from back in the day when he was a frat brother? he was a delta delta-delta. i'm not sure that you would sleep with him any way. it's paul ryan,. [ laughing ] i don't know if they went too far, but it was fun any way. thank yo
by the institute for peace. my job is to introduce steve heideman. he has directed the center for democracy and civil studies -- civil society at georgetown. he -- he is a terrific asset for the institute. this project is driven by syrians, with technical assistance and other kinds of assistance from the institute and a sister institute in germany. it is important these efforts are driven by local populations, things that are handed down from the united states did not work all that well. we are pleased that you are here. i hope you have lots of questions, and if i can turn this over to you -- >> thank you para much, and let me add my welcome to you. we are delighted to see you here this morning. it will be an interesting conversation about syria after assad the challenges of managing a transition period as jim mentioned, the event this morning is in many ways a culmination of a project that has been in the destination for about nine months. if that there's any similarity to other properties of gestation, it is a coincidence. this event this morning is an opportunity for us to discuss a docu
department documents with warrantless tasks on internet activity. have to watch my phone calls. steve centanni live in the washington, d.c. bureau with more on this. >> reporter: hi, jenna. aclu ringing alarm bells on surveillance activity on cell phones and internet. this doesn't monitor the content of phone calls and e-mails but the aclu questions the real necessity for gathering any of this type of data. >> this isn't about terrorism. these are regular law enforcement investigations, and this is, this is, investigating people's communications. these are, who they talked to. who they e-mailed. who they engage in online conversations with, their friends, family, colleagues and loved once. >> reporter: here are some facts gathered by the aclu from justice department document. between 2009 and 2011 the number of orders for surveillance went up 60%. e-mails and network data, while smaller in number, increased by 361%. this type of information used to be gathered from devices attached right to the telephone but now, it can easily be retrieved by the phone company internally. aclu says it
: i am i democrat. host: we will try to get a republican. steve from tennessee. what do you think, does the drop in the unemployment rate have any effect on the presidential race? caller: first of all, i want to say that it is a false report. it is absolutely impossible for it to be 7.8%. this report has been skewed, just like the polls in obama's favor. i also want to comment on the health care. if the truth about the health care were known as far as the hidden taxes, this law absolutely destroys the american economy once it takes full effect. i also want to make one more comment -- of the people would take a look and investigate the background of peru, and investigate the background of mitt romney, obama has never run anything in his entire life -- if people look at investigate the background of barack obama and investigate the background of mitt romney, obama has never run anything in his entire life. if he is reelected, life in america will no longer be the same. he has succeeded in everything he has tried to do -- believe me, he does not want this country to succeed. host: th
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